Forgive me, I couldn't resist. (I am a huge “Les Miserables”
fan, what can I say?) We are dishing up some introductions this week here at
the Daily Fast Fuel as our writing team is entering a new season with TWO new
team members, Lisa Arnold and Lezlie Winberry! We are so excited to have a
little shake up in the kitchen. I can’t wait to see what the Lord serves up
through these new voices.
In the mean time, HOWDY! I’m Katie. I’m a 37-year-old mom of
two kids, Noah (5) and Simon (2). My husband Phillip and I live under the same
roof as my parents, my brother and three large dogs. Multi-generational living
is THE thing. If you don’t believe me, stick around. I
talk about it often. Maybe I’ll convince you to move back in with your parents
too. They’ll thank me for it.
Traveling is a passion of mine and I am always up for a new
adventure. This comes as a direct result from moving all over the place
throughout my life. After being born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana for a
time (Cajuns, cher!), I have lived in…
Cartagena, Colombia, South America
The Crow Indian Reservation in Montana
…and most recently, back in Texas again.
I tend to retrace my steps, it seems. I wouldn't mind
retracing them back to London! Not that I’m picking favorites, or anything…
I have followed God on an exciting journey, thus far. While
I started my career in the corporate world, I was eventually called into
Seminary with five years in full-time Youth Ministry following. I used to
preach often and LOVED it. Every now and then, as invitations arise, I still get the opportunity to bring the Word.
I retired from the world of lock-ins and whirlwind youth
mission trips when my second son was born. I am now back in the corporate world
with one foot stubbornly keeping the door of ministry open by writing here at
the Daily Fast Fuel. This ministry has also given me the great reward of writing alongside my sister, and fellow DFF writer, Sara Rust!
When I am not writing here, I am encouraging life
transformation over at my Facebook page, My Next 20. Jesus and I had a great
heart-to-heart this last Spring when I lamented at a 20th year High
School Reunion that I had not accomplished all that I had dreamed of so many
years ago. Jesus’ words that day have propelled me forward into a new venue of
ministry. Jesus challenged me: “Why not start again, today?”
Why not, indeed?
My next 20 years are a “do over”, and so are yours.
So who am I? I am a person in love with new beginnings.
I love that we have new writers, Lisa Arnold and Lezlie
I love that we serve the King who makes all things new!!
I can’t wait to see what new dishes He will be serving up
here at the Daily Fast Fuel. What an incredible privilege it is to continue to
write about it!
Thanks for reading!
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